Oct 272011

Im my experience (limited), changing CC in .profile does not change Lion’s (10.7.2) defaulting to i686-apple-darwin11-llvm-gcc-4.2. I wonder if this has anything to do with Apple’s own sym linking:
a partial:

$ls -la /usr/bin | grep .*gcc.*


lrwxr-xr-x     1 root   wheel        12 25 oct 19:31 cc -> llvm-gcc-4.2lrwxr-xr-x     1 root   wheel        12 25 oct 19:31 gcc -> llvm-gcc-4.2lrwxr-xr-x     1 root   admin        32 25 oct 19:31 llvm-gcc-4.2 -> ../llvm-gcc-4.2/bin/llvm-gcc-4.2

I am wary about breaking these and adding my own to


per Martin v. Löwis’s answer.

my stackoverflow response…. no one noticed I was running Lion in this response… odd b/c Leopard ships will GCC.

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